Film and Television 106B: European Film History

Article Databases with Reviews

Article databases used for finding scholarly criticism also often contain reviews of films, television shows, and DVDs. Below are some of the key databases with review content.

See also the newspaper databases to search for more reviews.

Newspapers and Reviews

Newspapers and film reviews aren't "scholarly" like many books and journal articles. However, they can provide important contextual information on how a film or director has been received over time, or on world events at the time a film was made.

Online Historical Newspapers

UCLA subscribes to a number of databases with both current and historical newspaper content. If connecting from home, make sure your computer is configured for off-campus access.

Online Current Newspapers

UCLA subscribes to a number of databases with current newspaper content from the last few years. If connecting from home, make sure your computer is configured for off-campus access.

Print Indexes and Reprints

Despite the amount of review content now available online, many earlier reviews are still best accessed with print indexes and reprint series. See the UCLA Catalog for the full record and any additional campus copies.